Films on C More Film 22nd January

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Films on C More Film 22nd January

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Saturday 22nd January

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Canal Digital on Thor 2/3 at 1.0W

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The Little Rascals (1994)

12:10 The Little Rascals / family film / 1994 / Starring: Travis Tedford, Bug Hall and Brittany Ashton Holmes. Directed by: Penelope Spheeris.

Spanky and the members of the He-Man Woman Haters Club find out that Alfalfa has been courting Darla. After a trial they sentence him to forget about her and other girls forever. Alfalfa is having trouble with his punishment, partularly since the new rich kid is moving in on his territory, and he works to win her back. Meanwhile Butch and Woim are trying to steal the gang's prized go-cart for the big derb coming up. The gang has monetary problems too, since they need to build a new clubhouse, but are having a hard time raising the money.

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The Hunt for Red October (1990)

13:35 The Hunt for Red October / Thriller / 1990 / mixed language / Starring: Sean Connery, Alec Baldwin and Scott Glenn. Directed by: John McTiernan and John McTiernan.

Based on the Best Selling novel by Tom Clancy this film tells the story of Captain Marko Ramius, the skipper of the Soviet Union's newest nuclear sub. Jack Ryan of the CIA gets involved in a tense, tangled hunt for this sub, when Ramius defects, taking the "Red October" with him. The story is an action packed techno-thriller.

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Kurt & Courtney (1998)

17:20 Kurt & Courtney 15 y/o / Film / 1998 / Starring: Nick Broomfield, El Duce and Tom Grant. Directed by: Nick Broomfield.

After rocker Kurt Cobain's death, ruled a suicide, a film crew arrives in Seattle to make a documentary. Director Nick Broomfield talks to lots of people: Cobain's aunt who provides home movies and recordings, the estranged father of Cobain's widow Courtney Love, an L.A. private investigator who worked for Love, a nanny for Kurt and Courtney's child, friends and lovers of both, and others. Although Love won't talk to him and his inquiries lose him financial backing, he comes to believe the coroner's verdict. Portraits emerge: a shy, slight Kurt, weary of touring, embarrassed by fame, hooked on heroin; an out-going Courtney, dramatic, controlling, moving from groupie to star.

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An Enemy of the People (1978)

19:00 An Enemy of the People / Drama / 1978 / Starring: Steve McQueen, Steve McQueen and Bibi Andersson. Directed by: George Schaefer.

Based on a play by Henrik Ibsen. A small forest town is trying to promote itself as a place for tourists to come enjoy the theraputic hot springs and unspoiled nature. Dr. Stockmann, however, makes the inconvenient discovery that the nature around the village is not so unspoiled. In fact, the runoff from the local tanning mill has contaminated the water to a dangerous degree. The town fathers argue that cleaning up the mess would be far too expensive and the publicity would destroy the town's reputation, so therefore news of the pollution should be suppressed. Dr. Stockmann decides to fight to get the word out to the people, but receives as very mixed reaction.

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Papillon (1973)

21:00 Papillon / Drama / 1973 / Starring: Steve McQueen, Steve McQueen and Dustin Hoffman. Directed by: Franklin J. Schaffner.

Based on the true story of Henri Charriere, also known as Papillon, which is French for 'butterfly' (the character even sports a large tattoo of a butterfly. A petty criminal, Papillon is wrongly convicted of murder and sentenced to life in a French penal colony in 'Guiane' (French Guiana, South America). Papillon is determined to escape but attempt after attempt meets with difficulty, resulting in eventual recapture. He continues his attempts to escape despite incarcerations in solitary confinement as punishment.

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McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971)

23:30 Mccabe & Mrs. Miller / Drama / 1971 / Starring: Warren Beatty, Julie Christie and Julie Christie. Directed by: Robert Altman and Robert Altman.

Set in winter in the Old West. Charismatic but dumb John McCabe arrives in a young Pacific Northwest town to set up a whorehouse/tavern. The shrewd Mrs. Miller, a professional madam, arrives soon after construction begins. She offers to use her experience to help McCabe run his business, while sharing in the profits. The whorehouse thrives and McCabe and Mrs. Miller draw closer, despite their conflicting intelligences and philosophies. Soon, however, the mining deposits in the town attract the attention of a major corporation, which wants to buy out McCabe along with the rest. He refuses, and his decision has major repercussions for him, Mrs. Miller, and the town.

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